Musicians & Hearing Loss

Musicians & Hearing Loss

We are constantly surrounded by sound throughout the day: waking up to an alarm clock, buzzing kitchen appliances, traffic, podcasts, conversations in the workplace, television etc. Typically, these types of noise are at normal volumes which are not particularly...
COVID-19 – Notice to Our Patients

COVID-19 – Notice to Our Patients

Ear Nose & Throat Consultants wants all patients to know we are taking every measure to continue to keep you safe and healthy. The health and well-being of our patients and our employees is our top priority. As the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) continues...
Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

Many of us look forward to this time of year: sunshine, blue skies, blossoming flowers, and growing plants. Though all of these signs of summer approaching bring much excitement, it also marks the beginnings of a yearly battle with allergies! According to the American...
A Link Between Sore Throats & Neck Pain

A Link Between Sore Throats & Neck Pain

Doctors agree that there is a close link between sore throats and neck pain. The throat and neck are intertwined, and pain in the muscles of the neck can affect the throat. In the same way, a swelling in the throat, or a sore throat, can affect the neck, and cause...
What Causes Clogged or Ringing Ears

What Causes Clogged or Ringing Ears

Clogged or ringing ears can be caused by several factors, such as a buildup of earwax or an ear infection. Sometimes clogged or ringing ears can be temporary, but certain conditions can lead to permanent ringing in the ears, as well as hearing loss. Impacted Earwax...
Ear Candles: Effective or Dangerous?

Ear Candles: Effective or Dangerous?

Earwax is a sticky, unpleasant, but vital substance in our ears. It helps to trap debris and protects your ear canal from growing bacteria. But if you don’t regularly clean your ears, or if your ears contain just a lot of wax, it may build up and block your ear...
Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can come from several different causes, including aging, injury, exposure to noise, illness, or even passed down from your parents. Those factors affect the auditory nerve, creating the most common type of hearing loss we call sensorineural hearing loss....
Top Tips for Earwax Removal

Top Tips for Earwax Removal

Otherwise known as cerumen, earwax consists of cells of the oil, blood, dirt, and dead skin. This sticky paste is just the right consistency to trap microscopic particles and bacteria which might otherwise find their way into the ear canal, causing inflammation or...